2016 Athlon Sports Preseason All-C-USA Second Team
2015 Phil Steele’s
 Postseason All-C-USA Third Team 

2015 Conference USA honorable mention 

2015 Ray Guy Watch List  
2015 Lou Groza Collegiate Place Kicker Watch List
2015 Phil Steele’s Postseason All-C-USA Third Team
2015 Conference USA honorable mention
2015 Ray Guy Watch List
2015 Lou Groza Collegiate Place Kicker Watch List
2014 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

2016 (SENIOR): Played all 12 games as team’s starting kicker … ranked second on team in points (54) … finished 39-of-40 on PATs … connected on 5-of-7 field goals … finished career tied no. 1 in program history with 137 career PATs … concluded career ranked no. 2 in program history with 257 career points (kickers only) and ranked no. 3 with 40 career field goals made … connected on on a career-best 7-for-7 on PATs, tied career high in points (10) and nailed a season-long 48-yard field goal during a season-finale victory against North Texas … hit 5-for-5 on PATs and was successful on a 32-yard field goal during a 5OT win at UTSA … finished 6-for-6 on PATs during a victory against Houston Baptist … opened campaign with a 5-for-5 effort on PATs and converted a 23-yard field during a victory against rival NM State … finished 4-for-4 on PATs and connected on a 20-yard field goal at Florida Atlantic.

2015 (JUNIOR): Started all 12 contests … led UTEP with 68 points … connected on 15-of-19 field goal attempts and was 23-of-24 on PATs … was 6-for-6 on field goals 20-29 yards … registered two field goals in six contests each … named to Phil Steele’s Postseason All-Conference USA third team … earned C-USA honorable mention … was a perfect 6-for-6 on PATs at NM State (tied for a career high) was 2-for-2, including a career-long 50-yard field goal during a win over Incarnate Word … connected on a pair of field goals in a victory over Florida Atlantic … hit first-ever game-winning field goal, a 24-yard make with 48 seconds remaining against Rice … currently ranks third for kickers in program history with 203 points … 98 career PATs rank second in school history. 

2014 (SOPHOMORE): Starting kicker in all 13 games, while inheriting the punting duties the last seven contests ... ranked second on the team in scoring (82 points) ... converted 43-of-44 PATs and 13-of-16 field goals ... averaged 41.1 yards on 41 punts (1,687 yards), putting nine inside the 20-yard line and booting eight 50-plus yard punts ... nailed career-best 47-yard field goal at UTSA, while splitting the uprights on a 20-yard attempt ... made field goals of 22 and 27 yards against Texas Tech ... good on two field goals (28 & 29 yards) at WKU ... took over punting duties at UTSA, averaging 46.1 yards on seven boots, while placing four inside the 20-yard line ... booted a team-long 68-yard kick at WKU ... led team to New Mexico Bowl, its first since 2010.

2013 (FRESHMAN): Started all 12 games as a true freshman ... perfect 32-for-32 on extra point kicks and was 7-of-15 on field goal kicks ... led the Miners with 53 points ... nailed a season-long 45-yard field goal against Tulsa ... went 2-for-2 on field goal kicks versus UTSA ... kicked a 34-yard field goal during a home victory over FIU ... connected on a 41-yard kick at Middle Tennessee.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Competed three years at the varsity level ... connected on 22-of-30 field goals during his career, including a career-long 53-yard kick ... named to the All-State and All-Conference teams after his senior season ... also a member of his prep soccer team.

Full name is Jay J. Mattox ... son of Duane and Paula Mattox ... has three sisters ... born in Las Vegas, Nev. ... communication studies major.

Jay Mattox

Jay  Mattox


Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Las Vegas HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185



Communication Studies

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